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RECEPTIONIST - 12 MONTH FIXED TERM CONTRACT

Employer
BDO
Location
Bristol, South West England, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Feb 29, 2024

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Job Role
Other
Sector
Finance
Contract Type
Contract
Hours
Full Time
IDEAS | PEOPLE | TRUST
Were BDO. An accountancy and business advisory firm, providing the advice and solutions entrepreneurial organisations need to navigate todays changing world.

We work with the companies that are Britains economic engine ambitious,entrepreneurially-spiritedand high-growth businesses that fuel the economy and directly advise the owners and management teams leading them.

Well broaden your horizons

Playing an important support role at BDO, our Secretarial and Administration team contributes to our success by taking responsibility for planning and organisation. Their proactive approach to what we do ensures our projects operate seamlessly and co-operation remains strong across our firm. Whatever the challenge, they provide the foundations on which we can excel. Joining this team, You'll enjoy a friendly and supportive environment and plenty of variety to keep you on your toes. Want to play your part in our international operation?

Well help you succeed

Leading organisations trust us because of the quality of our advice. That quality grows from a thorough understanding of their business, and that understanding comes from working closely with them and building long-lasting relationships.

You'll be someone who is both comfortable working proactively and managing your own tasks, as well as confident collaborating with others and communicating regularly with senior managers, directors, and BDOs partners to help businesses effectively. You'll be encouraged to identify and draw attention to opportunities for enhancing our delivery and providing additional services to organisations we work with.

Responsibilities
  • Present the professional face of the firm by greeting visitors on arrival and contacting the member of staff concerned
  • Primary responsibility for meeting room bookings using the Meeting Room Booking System
  • To provide an exceptional client experience and support client initiatives within the firm, as well as being responsive and helping to create a positive impression at all touch points
  • Order catering requirements
  • General Housekeeper duties - ensuring all areas are clean and tidy
  • Kitchen areas supply and tidy daily
  • Consumable orders and coffee machines
  • Check desk monitor hardware weekly
  • Stationery orders and tidy up stations / printers
  • Receiving deliveries of documents and requisitions
  • Order couriers / dispatches as necessary
  • May have responsibility for car park bookings using the Meeting Room Booking System
  • Monitor maintenance call outs
  • Passport verification (right to work checks to support onboarding)
  • Assist with Facilities, cleaners and various contractors
  • Office IT Liaison
  • Access control - activate and disable office passes
  • Dealing with incoming post

Requirements
  • Good knowledge of all Microsoft packages
  • Well organised with strong customer service skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Willing and enthusiastic
  • Ability to deal with competing requests in a confident and mature manner
  • Has a flexible approach and is adaptable
  • Is a team player
  • Is receptive to new ideas
  • Presents a professional appearance and attitude at all times
  • Discreet when handling confidential information
  • Is confident with communication

You'll be able to be yourself; well recognise and value you for who you are and celebrate and reward your contributions to our business. Were committed to agile working, and we offer everyone the opportunity to work in ways that suit them, their teams, and the task at hand.

At BDO, well help you achieve your personal goals and career ambitions, and we have programmes, resources, and frameworks that provide clarity and structure around career development.

Were in it together

Mutual support and respect is one of BDOs core values and were proud of our distinctive, people-centred culture. From informal success conversations to formal mentoring and coaching, well support you at every stage in your career, whatever your personal and professional needs.

Our agile working framework helps us stay connected, bringing teams together where and when it counts so they can share ideas and help one another. At BDO, You'll always have access to the people and resources you need to do your best work.

We know that collaboration is the key to creating value and satisfying experiences at work, so weve invested in state-of-the-art collaboration spaces in our offices. BDOs people represent a wealth of knowledge and expertise, and well encourage you to build your network, work alongside others, and share your skills and experiences. With a range of multidisciplinary events and dedicated resources, You'll never stop learning at BDO.

Were looking forward to the future

At BDO, we help entrepreneurial businesses to succeed, fuelling the UK economy. Our success is powered by our people, which is why were always finding new ways to invest in you. Across the UK thousands of unique minds continue to come together to help companies we work with to achieve their ambitions.

Weve got a clear purpose, and were confident in our future, because were adapting and evolving to build on our strengths, ensuring we continue to find the right combination of global reach, integrity and expertise. We shape the future together with openness and clarity, because we believe in empowering people to think creatively about how we can do things better.

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